The table below looks at the statistics for Eikon skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Eikon over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thomson Reuters Eikon
Rank 134 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Eikon 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 3.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Business Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
126 206 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.12% 7.77% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 98 65
Average daily rate £360 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £575 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £14.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -12.69%

Eikon
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Eikon also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Eikon.

1 4 (100.00%) Agresso
1 4 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 4 (100.00%) thinkFolio
2 3 (75.00%) Markit EDM
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (25.00%) Charles River
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) IBM

Eikon
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Eikon also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Eikon. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Agresso
1 4 (100.00%) thinkFolio
2 3 (75.00%) Markit EDM
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (25.00%) Charles River
2 1 (25.00%) IBM